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22 May 2022 14:00 CEST
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
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Estimate: 1000 CHFHammer Price: 1800 CHF
Lot 268

EGYPT. Alexandria. Vespasian, 69-79. Drachm (Bronze, 36.60 mm, 23.48 g, 12 h), year Γ = 3 = 70-71. ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΥ Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. L Γ Draped bust of Nike to right. Dattari (Savio) 389-90. Geissen 288. K&G 20.27. RPC II 2427. An attractive piece with a fine reddish-brown patina. Has been professionally cleaned with excellent results, otherwise, good very fine.

From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti, ex Classical Numismatic Group E397, 17 May 2017, 351.

The Nike on the reverse of this coin refers primarily to Vespasian's triumph in the Jewish War, but must also allude to his victory in the Civil War.

Online bidding closes: 22 May 2022 09:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 1 Jul 2022 22:54:21 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:1800 CHF

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